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Consumer Alert: Be careful shopping online

Nov 26, 2014 3:06am

For many Arkansans, the last slice of Thanksgiving pie fuels the search for the best holiday gifts. An increasing number of consumers have begun the holiday gift hunt online the Monday following...

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House Calls: The Ebola virus is serious

Aug 13, 2014 5:52am

The Ebola virus causes hemorrhagic fever. It is severe, often fatal in humans.

When infection occurs symptoms start immediately.

It was first discovered in 1976 near the Ebola River in...

Master Gardener: All about figs

Aug 13, 2014 5:50am

Thomas Jefferson is credited in large part for spreading the popularity of the fig from Europe to the states. Afterall it was his favorite fruit.

Figs are best eaten fresh but also make...

Potluck: Something creative for the lunch box

Aug 07, 2014 3:05am

It won’t be long before students have to report back to school, and moms will be scrambling to think of what to pack for their lunches.

This recipe can be made the night before. It will also...

Blood drive is Thursday

Aug 06, 2014 3:06am

The Paris Volunteer Fire Department and the Paris Police Department are asking all area residents to come to the Guns ‘N Hoses blood drive with Arkansas Blood Institute Thursday from 1 p..m. to 6:...

House Calls: There’s a vaccine for shingles

Aug 06, 2014 3:06am

If you are at the age of 60 or older, the shingles vaccine may prevent you from getting shingles. And if you’ve had shingles, the vaccine may keep you from getting the virus again.

Shingles...

Master Gardener: August gardening notes

Aug 06, 2014 3:06am

Who would have guessed that we’d be this green the first week of August, 2014? I admit it’s nice not to be under a burn ban or some type of water conservation for the first summer in many years....

Consumer alert: How to say no unwanted solicitors

Aug 06, 2014 3:06am

Sometimes, it’s hard to say “no” when a salesman knocks on your door or when a telemarketer calls during dinner. And sometimes, aggressive solicitors won’t take no for an answer. Attorney General...

Nominations sought for Golden Harvest award

Aug 06, 2014 3:06am

What began in 1973 as an idea to honor our senior citizens for their community service contributions to Logan County is today’s Golden Harvest Award.

The concept is to give recognition to a...

Potluck: Copycat recipes could make a tasty summer party

Aug 01, 2014 3:05am

Longtime Potluck reader Pat wants the recipe for the biscuits served at Cracker Barrel.

While hunting around online, I also found some other interesting restaurant clones.

To recreate...

House Calls: On skin cancer

Jul 30, 2014 3:06am

Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer. Skin cancer is diagnosed in more than one million people a year. Cancer occurs when cells grow abnormally and multiply.

As the cells multiply...

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